Upcoming events and rehearsals
December 3 -- Rehearsal for Holiday Music - Aspen Middle School (regular rehearsal times)
December 5 -- Rehearsal for Holiday Music - Carbondale and Glenwood Springs (regular rehearsal times)
December 8, SUNDAY, 5:30 Holiday Concert Basalt Library (students arrive at 4:30)
December 10, Colorado Gives Day - Support the RFYO!
December 12, THURSDAY, 6:00 PM -- Glenwood Springs Library Holiday Concert (mostly students in the Carbondale-Rifle area, arrive at 5:30)
December 14, Rifle Colorado State Veteran's Nursing Home, 9:30 AM, arrive at 9:00
December 15, Launch Pad in Carbondale, Holiday music during festivities, 12:30-1:30 PM
Winter break - December 15 to January 6, FIRST REHEARSALS AFTER THE BREAK ARE JANUARY 7 and 9
RFYO Calendar 2019-2020
Click on events in the calendar to download them to your calendar.
CONCERT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need your help! Let us know if you can volunteer before or after each of the concerts, or both. This includes setting up chairs and putting everything away and cleaning up afterwards. Thanks in advance!!
WHAT TO BRING TO CONCERTS
Instrument and all necessary parts (shoulder rests, cello end-pin straps, etc...)
Prep, Sinfonia and Camerata: Black and white - this can be black pants or skirt and a white shirt, or dresses that are a mix of black and white, or other combinations
Philharmonia: All black, or black and white
-Please be sure that jackets/shirts allow for plenty of motion for playing instruments, especially string players
-Please make sure that skirts & dresses are long enough for sitting and playing comfortably (especially cellists)
-Please avoid specifically athletic-type clothing, the goal is a slightly dressy, professional look
REHEARSAL TIMES and LOCATIONS 2019-20
Prep - only in Glenwood Springs at this time, Thursdays 4:15-5:15 at GSES with Shaunna Wilsky leading rehearsals
Glenwood Springs Elementary School (upstairs) Thursdays 4:15-5:15
Carbondale - Ross Montessori School - Thursdays 4:15-5:15
Aspen - AMS Band Room - Tuesdays 3:45-4:45
Carbondale - Ross Montessori School - Thursdays 4:15-5:30
Aspen - AMS Band Room - Tuesdays - 3:45-5:00
(No Glenwood location)
Philharmonia (formerly Orchestra)
Aspen - AMS Band Room - Tuesdays 5:00-6:30
See the calendar below for dates.
Please bring the following materials to rehearsals:
Music Stand (Carbondale and Glenwood Springs only)
Music binder from Prep and Sinfonia, folder for Orchestra
Cello and bass players - endpin strap
Violinists and violists - shoulder rest
Students should arrive at least 5 minutes early to all rehearsals to have time unpack and be ready to tune at the start of rehearsal.